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How Exercise Can Help Us Learn

Over the past decade, in study after study in animals and people, exercise has been shown to improve the ability to learn and remember....

The AMA Says Obesity is a Disease; Now We Need to Inform Them How...

My first reaction to hearing that the American Medical Association (AMA) had voted to classify obesity as a disease last month was a positive...

Team Physicians Critical to Athlete Care, Team Success

Athletes of all levels —from youth leagues to professional — benefit from the expert care offered by a team physician. According to the team...

USA to Host 2015 World Medical Football Championships

A squad of U.S. physicians – as passionate about soccer as they are about improving health – are training intensively as they prepare to...

Minneapolis-St. Paul Tops Fit List for Third Straight Year

For the third consecutive year, Minneapolis-St. Paul is the healthiest, fittest metropolitan area in the United States, according to the American College of Sports...

Celebrate ‘Exercise is Medicine’ Month

Exercise is Medicine Month began May 1! Observed in conjunction with National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, communities throughout the United States will hold activities...

Does Higher-Intensity Exercise Produce More Results?

Over time, running may produce greater weight loss than walking, especially in men and overweight women, according to research published in the official journal...

New Guidance Will Enhance Sports Opportunities for Students with Disabilities

Students with disabilities have reason to celebrate as they gain some headway in their fight for better, health, and greater participation in school activities....

The Institute of Medicine’s New Recommendations on Youth Fitness Measures and Health Outcomes

The American College of Sports Medicine's weekly newsletter, Sports Medicine Bulletin (SMB), conducted an interview with Dr. Russell R. Pate regarding the Institute of...

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